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Category: Personal Injury

Texas Floods Bring Back Memories of 2010 for Nashvillians

Posted in Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on August 30, 2017

Several cities throughout Texas, including Houston—which is the 4th most-populated city in the country—are heavily flooded after getting significant rainfall due to Hurricane Harvey over the weekend. The images that have been released that show parts of Houston completely underwater are bringing back memories of the 2010 flood that devastated Nashville for many residents. Per… read more

Parents Upset Over Lack of School Crossing Guards in East Nashville

Posted in Pedestrian Accident,Personal Injury on August 25, 2017

Parents of children who attend East Nashville Magnet High School are frustrated with the lack of a crossing guard outside of the school, and they say that too many drivers passing through the area are speeding and not paying attention. Per a report by WKRN.com, parents say that Gallatin Avenue in front of the school… read more

Cyclists Ride in Support of Bicyclist Injured in Natchez Trace Hit-and-Run

Posted in Bicycle Accident,Personal Injury on July 26, 2017

Around 50 bicyclists on Thursday took part in a ride of support for the man who was struck by a vehicle while riding on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Franklin recently. Per a report by WKRN.com, the cyclists met up at Franklin High School on Thursday afternoon and road to the city’s courthouse to raise… read more

Injury Reported after SUV Was Struck by Train in Nashville

Posted in Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on July 21, 2017

A woman suffered injuries after her SUV was hit by a train on tracks in the Berry Hill area of Nashville late Wednesday night. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened just before midnight on the tracks at Craighead Street near Oceanside Drive and Interstate 65. An investigation by Metro Nashville Police revealed that… read more

Semi-Truck, Passenger Vehicle Accident Kills 1 in Clarksville

Posted in Personal Injury,Truck Wreck on July 21, 2017

A 21-year-old woman from Adams, Tennessee, was killed on Tuesday night when her vehicle collided with a semi-truck in the westbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Montgomery County. Per a report by Clarksville Now, the accident happened near mile marker 16 at around 10:30 p.m. when the victim attempted to pass the truck at a… read more

Multiple Fatalities Reported after Accident near I-65 Construction Zone

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury on July 16, 2017

An accident involving four vehicles resulted in six fatalities in the northbound lanes of Interstate 65 near Bowling Green late Thursday. WKRN.com reports that the crash happened at around 10:30 p.m. near mile marker 30 on a stretch of the interstate near an active construction project where it narrows from three lanes to two lanes…. read more

Fatal Pedestrian Accident Reported on I-24 in Murfreesboro

Posted in Pedestrian Accident,Personal Injury on July 16, 2017

A man was struck by a car and killed in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 24 in Murfreesboro early Wednesday morning. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened at around 4 a.m. near Medical Center Parkway after the man’s vehicle ran out of gas. An investigation by the Tennessee Highway Patrol found that the… read more

Pedestrian Accident Reported in Old Hickory

Posted in Pedestrian Accident,Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on July 16, 2017

The driver of a vehicle that struck a pedestrian in Old Hickory early Friday was arrested by Metro Nashville Police near the scene. Per a report by WKRN.com, the accident happened near the Old Hickory Boulevard bridge that spans the Cumberland River at around 12 a.m. The Metro Nashville Police report that witnesses say the… read more

Ride-Sharing Service Drivers Expect Plenty of Business this Weekend

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury,Tennessee Accident Law on June 9, 2017

Drivers with Uber and Lyft say they expect to pick up and drop off plenty of passengers in Nashville this weekend due to things like the NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs, Bonnaroo, and CMA Fest. WKRN.com reports that one driver quit her job to drive for Lyft in Nashville. She says that because parking downtown is… read more

National Weather Service Meteorologist Warns Drivers of Flash Flood Dangers

Posted in Car Accident,Personal Injury on May 26, 2017

Floods—particularly flash floods—are the number two weather hazard that residents in Middle Tennessee face just behind tornadoes. Per a report by WKRN.com, flash floods are extremely dangerous for drivers as they combine the destructive power of water with speed and unpredictability. A meteorologist who works with the National Weather Service told reporters that flash flooding… read more